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January 13, 2023jan-zheng

Cole Matrishin (University at Buffalo) and colleagues published a new preprint on how phages are unrecognized players in oral pathogen Porphyromonas gingivalis ecology, contributing to strain-level diversity and the species pangenome. They demonstrate that prophages harbored by a model strain of the pathogen are active, producing extracellular viral particles.

www.biorxiv.org
Phage-host interactions Oral pathogens Preprint
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jessica-sacher ∙ 23 days ago
Great to see this new work out of the Kauffman lab!